What is The Roads Not Taken about?
According to the official synopsis from Universal, the plot is as follows: “The Roads Not Taken follows 24 turbulent hours within the lifetime of father and daughter Leo (performed by Javier Bardem) and Molly (Elle Fanning) as she grapples with the challenges of coping with her father’s chaotic psychological state.
“But as they weave their manner round New York City, their peculiar however nerve-racking day takes on a hallucinatory and epic high quality, for Leo is seamlessly flowing out and in of two different parallel lives – a passionate marriage along with his childhood sweetheart Dolores (Salma Hayek) in Mexico, a lifetime of solitude on a distant Greek island, the place an opportunity encounter with two younger vacationers unmasks some uncomfortable truths….
“The movie weaves a wealthy, cinematic tapestry as Leo’s parallel lives – seen solely to him – regularly unravel in moments of tragedy, happiness, remorse and humour.
“It is simply Molly who finally begins to know his secret selves.”